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When every word counts

Communicating with vulnerable patients in the context of a clinical trial The success of a clinical trial relies on the interplay between a number of complex factors.  The patient population in a trial needs to be representative of a real population and needs to be of sufficient size to demonstrate a genuine effect.  Recruiting the […]

One year at Enzyme Communications

Last year I became part of the Enzyme Communications team. One year, a lot of projects, six new team members and one new office later, I want to take a step back and reflect on the year. As part of a company with a process revolving around the four Ps – Position, Promise, Proof and […]

How do we relieve stress at Enzyme Communications?

Every working person is likely to experience stress at some point in their job. For International Stress Awareness Week, we want to discuss the things that we do at Enzyme Communications to manage stress. Believe it or not, we have a Nintendo Switch in the office… and yes, we still manage to get work done! […]

Fair and diverse participation in clinical trials: is that even achievable?

There has been a lot of discussion recently about fair representation of all races and ethnicities in every aspect of life.  Healthcare is certainly one of the areas where there is still a lot of room for improvement. But one area of healthcare that often gets overlooked is clinical trials. Studies show that clinical trials conducted […]

Are you using digital marketing to locate your clinical trial participants?

Timely and effective patient recruitment is a vital step in a successful clinical trial. However, it is a step that is often expensive and time-consuming. Figures from the NIH show that up to 75% of US investigators fail to meet their enrolment targets, with an alarming 27% failing to recruit a single patient.[1] With recruitment […]

Tilt Brush – advanced applications for healthcare comms

VR communication capabilities Virtual reality (VR) has captivated the world of healthcare communications, creating enormous opportunity for pharmaceutical companies to bring their concepts to life. From mechanisms of action to disease awareness, the healthcare industry has been quick to adopt VR – but the opportunities are far from over. Google’s ‘Tilt Brush’ presents a new and […]

Five reasons why…

Six months ago, I started Enzyme Communications with two business partners. I was living in San Francisco, the undisputed hotbed of start-ups, where even kids come up with brilliant Apps that they hope to sell to Facebook. Virtually everyone in the Bay Areas is an aspiring entrepreneur who wants to start a company because they […]

The Role of the Fruit Fly in the Research of Human Disease

A very common pest in most of our homes, the fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster), is one of the most important model organisms in scientific research. To date, no less than nine Nobel prizes have been awarded for research based on the fruit fly.  So how do these simple flies provide us with so much relevant […]

Electron microscopy – a glimpse at the world in detail

If you look down at what you’re wearing and observe the material it’s made out of, pick up your phone and browse social media, or peer into your medicine cabinet, it is clear that microscopes have greatly shaped our understanding of the world we live in and the way we live it – often in […]

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